Crazyhorse :: NewPages Guide to Literary Magazines
About Crazyhorse: Crazyhorse publishes the entire spectrum of today's fiction, essays, and poetry—from the mainstream to the avant-garde, from the established to the undiscovered writer.
Department of English, College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: (843) 953-5665
Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: no Reading period: 9/15-5/31 Response time: 3-5 months Payment: yes (see website) Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 0011-0841 Founded: 1960 Issues per year: 2 Distributors: Ingram Periodicals Average pages: 160 Sample copy (postpaid): $7 Cover Price: $10 Subscription (1 year): $20
Publisher’s Description: Recent poems from Crazyhorse were selected for reprint in The Best American Poetry 2008 and 2007 and The Pushcart Prize anthology, recent fiction in The Best American Short Stories 2008. Richard Jackson’s poem “Cain’s Legacy,” won a 2004 Pushcart Prize. Dinty W. Moore’s essay “Son of Mr. Green Jeans,” was reprinted in the January 2004 Harper’s Magazine. Read excerpts online: http://crazyhorse.cofc.edu/.
Since 1960, Crazyhorse has published John Updike, Raymond Carver, Jorie Graham, John Ashbery, Robert Bly, Ha Jin, James Wright, Carolyn Forché, Charles Simic, Lynda Hull, Charles Wright, Jean Valentine, and Billy Collins. Past authors have been reprinted in the annual Pushcart Prize and Best American anthologies, have won Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the O. Henry Prize, have been Guggenheim fellows and NEA Fellowship recipients.
Each year Crazyhorse offers the Crazyhorse Fiction Prize, the Crazyhorse Nonfiction Prize, and the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize. The prizes awards are currently $2,000 for each genre, and the winning story, essay, and poem(s) are published in Crazyhorse. Please visit our website for more details.
Number 82 features the winners of the Crazyhorse Prizes in Fiction and Poetry, Amina Gautier and Lo Kwa Mei-en; our nominees for the Pushcart Prize, Molly McNett, Edward Mayes, Wayne Miller, and Aaron Gwyn; translations of Jean-Paul de Dadelsen and Ingela Strandberg; fiction from Karen Munro, Karen Brown, Nona Kennedy Carlson, and Caitlin Horrocks; essays from Peter Stine and Lia Purpura; and poems by Mary Ann Samyn, Sarah Gridley, Matthew Minicucci, John A. Nieves, Katy Gunn, Eric Weinstein, Karen An-Hwei Lee, Deirdre O’Connor, Allison Hutchcraft, John Estes, Monica Berlin, and others.
Number 81 features new poems by Rachel I. Abramowitz, Marianne Boruch, Matthew Nienow, Elizabeth Lindsay Rogers, Donald Platt, G.C. Waldrep, and Martha Zweig and more. Collaboration poems by Tina Brown Celona and Joshua Ware. Translation of Marcin Orlinski by Karen Kovacik. Stories by Emily Doak, Leslee Becker, Christine Sneed, Anthony Tognazzini, Jill Birdsall. Essays by Sue Allison and M. Owens.
Number 80 features Fiction by Matthew Vollono, Ann Gelder, and others. Essays by Katharine Haake and others. Poetry: "Train crosses the field, a page that erases heavy footsteps" Lan Lan translated by Fiona Sze-Lorrain, Molly Bashaw, Steven Cramer, Hugh Martin, Lee Sharkey, Danniel Schoonebeek, Amy Fleury, Geffrey Davis, Christopher Salerno, Donika Ross "I am the sun and the sky / And the hot bruise I squint against" Cover art: Bathed in Yellow by Shanna Bruschi.
last updated 02/21/2013